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within the walls of nasa. a chinese national arrested saturday by u.s. soil with a 01-white plane ticket to china in possession of potentially highly classified military secrets and space technology. nasa contractor was apprehended at dulles airport carrying several data storage devices including hard drives, flash strives to and computers that investigators say contained highly sensitive information. under investigation tonight for a substantive violation of the arms export control act. congressman frank wolf of virginia chairs the house appropriations subcommittee that is responsible for the funding of nasa. congressman will holding a press conference today to inform the public of the security breach. >> i'm particularly concerned that this information may pertain to the source code for high-technology imaging technology that he had been working on with nasa. this information could have significant applications for the chinese people's liberation army lou: congressman wolf also noted that he is affiliated with the chinese institution that has already been designated a entity of concern
. >> thanks for having me. bill: all right. martha: there are new problems for the mars rover curiosity. nasa is trying to fix a serious computer glitch we're told. thousands of astronomers are holding their annual meeting. you bet they're talking about that. bill: big brains in that room. did the fbi solve one of america's most infamous art heists? ♪ . bill: so we hear from the fbi it has made a major break in one of the best known art heists in u.s. history. it says it now knows who stole 13 masterpieces from boston's isabella stuart museum 23 years ago this week. the fbi is not releasing the names of the suspects and offering only a few clues it says. >> for the first time we can say with a high degree of confidence we determined in the years since the theft the art was transported to connecticut and to the philadelphia area. bill: well the missing art includes three rembrandts, like storm on the sea of gal little lee. and monet. the masterpieces are worth an estimated $500 million. martha: well, we're learning that a computer glitch is putting the mars rover "curiosity" science experime
whether there may be life on mars. nasa scientists say the red planet may once have been habitable. they say their rover curiosity has found the ingredients to nurture life and evidence of a vast amount of water. >> i think we have found a habitable environment that is so benign and supportive of life that probably if this water was around and you had been on the planet you would have been able to drink it. >> curiosity drilled last month in search of rock. nasa scientists used the vehicle's observation instruments to analyze the samples. they identified sulfur, nitrogen, phosphorus. some of the chemical ingredients for life. they always found the area the rover searched had a vast amount of water and was almost ph neutral as water is on earth. curiosity landed on mars last august after a 36-week journey through space. scientists are operating the rover by remote control. they've spent the past seven months looking for any trace of life on the red planet where the surface temperature can drop below minus 120 degrees celsius. curiosity transmitted clear pictures of mars' terrain soo
potential national security breach. this one involving nasa. the fbi arresting a chinese national, a contractor with virtually unlimited access at the space agency's langley research facility in virginia. he was trying to board a one-way flight back home to his country at the time. live from washington with more, doug? >> reporter: the only reason that authorities were alerted to the potential espionage and arrest, is through the efforts of whistle blowers. who alerted frank wolf's suspect's suspicious behavior. it turned out they were ignorant or willfully naive of what was going on. he was a chinese national working under contract at nasa's national institutes of aerospace on sensitive imaging technology. and fbi and dhs arrested him at dulles airport after he purchased a one way ticket to china. he told agents he was carrying a laptop, a cell phone and external hard drive, but a search later turned up more, including a second laptop belonging to nasa. congressman wolf is concerned that nasa has turned a blind eye to potential espionage by chinese nationals. >> i've also seen do
the overweight lesbians go to weight watchers if they want to like everybody else. here is another one, nasa will spend close to $1 million. researching a quote, mars menu. recipes for food that could some day be served on the planet mars. here is a bulletin. money is already living on mars. that's insane. i don't want to pay for it the feds are stealing my tax dollars. another one, sure the united states agency for national development funding a four year project that will improve the economic competitiveness of morocco. morocco the country in north africa. key part of this project, training moroccans to redesign porter. the cost to the american people $27 million. why can't the moroccan government teach their own people to design porter. i will tell you why. because we will send them 27 million, that's why. very little pottery will be designed. the money will likely be stolen. one more? sure. i have dozens. the national science foundation has allocated more than a half million dollars to create a video game called prom week. this game will give players a chance to relive their high school
and more coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> finally here tonight nasa's mars rover made another remarkable discovery. >> rock samples suggest the red planet could have supported living microbes. >> it was an ancient environment. minerals indicating a near neutral environment and salty liquid water. to support life. >> wow. >> that is big. >> yes. curiosity drilled into the rock and then blasted it to determine the composition. >> researchers from nasa were part of the team. >> that is huge news. we're going hear more about that. you can count on it. >> world news is coming up next. i'm cheryl jennings from all of us here, thanks for watching. we hope to see you again at 6:00. >> right. in a half hour, we'll see you then. >>> this is a special edition of "world news." tonight from outside the vatican. day one of the secret conclave and tonight, right there, for the first time, we saw smoke. it was billowing black smoke, indicating no pope was chosen today. the conclave still under way tonight. ♪ >> pageantry and prayer and in the square, pilgrims and protesters. from around the world, all
to bolster protections. >>> the epa has ordered nasa to clean up moffet field. the epa says nasa needs to take immediate long-term action to clean up the contaminated soil. the state and the epa will monitor that cleanup. >> in san francisco today, a 162nd annual st.~patrick's day parade marched to the civic center. ♪ >> carolyn: flouts and bagpipes, community groups, soccer teams, walked proudly through the civic center. it was time for the wearing of the green, on a day when everyone is irish, especially someone from ireland. >> ireland is 6,000 miles away, and he is a little irish-american, so it's nice to come out here, see everybody celebrating, and also just knowing that irish culture and the people get celebrated worldwide. >> the official separation st.~patrick's day is tomorrow and because some people celebrate much the police will be out in force this weekend on dui patrol. check points begin tonight and run until 3:00 in the morning. authorities are urging people to plan a safe way home, and designate a sober driver while leaving your keys at home. they're talking to you,
of impact is low, they say. but at present funding levels nasa believes it will take almost 20 years to identify them all. what would help is an infrared telescope. the government won't pay for one. but a former astronaut is looking to build the first ever privately funded deep space telescope. nasa is collaborating on the project, but the space agency said it needs more money to identify and develop ways to protect the planet. >> a good segment of the population thinks it's a matter of calling bruce willis. notwithstanding we don't have a shuttle anymore. >> reporter: hollywood's version is definitely a bit dramatic. but scientists say there is reason to be concerned. the meteor in russia was like a shot across the bow. stephanie gosk, nbc news, new york. >>> well, we have no choice but to move on. as our broadcast continues, the staggering impact of alzheimer's. one in three seniors will be stricken but there is a new device in the fight. >>> later, the price paid for one of the most iconic dresses ever worn by princess diana. >>> as we mentioned, there is news tonight on alzheimer
don't respond to this wakeup call. fortunately, nasa's on this one. they have scrambled to improve our asteroid detection program. because, evidently, their previous asteroid program hasn't been updated since the 1980s. [laughter] i was good. i was really good. [ laughter ] so clearly, nasa now has a laser-like focus on preventing cataclysmic meteor strikes. so let's check in with the actual footage they released yesterday from the international space station-- the first and only line of defense against terror from the sky. >> so what we're going to do, we're gonna open up our tortilla, get our peanut butter, squirt it on the tortilla, get the honey squirt that on there, and we will have a peanut butter and honey sandwich in space. hmm-- not too bad. [laughter] >> stephen: oh well. it's like the old saying, the world ends not with a bang, but with a light snack. [laughter] nation, four years ago-- thanks to obama's socialist policies-- the new york stock exchange bottomed out at less than 6500. but today-- no thanks to obama's socialist policies-- the dow is back! >> a history-making d
tomorrow for the first time in four years. >> nasa's mars rover curiosity has unearthed interesting new findings after drilling into the surface of the red planet. ktvu tells us the reason those findings may prop scientists to stop calling mars the red planet. >> nasa scientists now know that mars shouldn't be called a red planet anymore. the mars rover called curiosity drilled a hole into the planet and discovered what the red rusted exterior was hiding underneath. >> drilling down and hitting a completely different planet, really, a gray planet instead of a red planet was surprising. >> nasa's rover scooped up powdered rock on mars crater. scientists identified sulfur, nitrogen, phosphorous, and carbon. the key ingredients for life. while evidence hasn't been found, scientists say what's important they found an environment that would have been habitable and suitable for life to exist. >> elements for life seem to be there. most of them, but most importantly, the water was there. water, probably in the form of a mud. >> nasa played a key role in the rover project. parachutes were t
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a difference. save you money. >> absolutely. >> sure. >> thank you. >> coming up next a discovery from nasa rover on mars. >> new signs the red planet might have the r >>> nasa announced a break through in the search fr live on mars and some research was done here in the bay area. more now from mountain view. it's been seven months since the rover landed on mars as depicted in this animation. now, for the first time, scientists have used the tiny drill... and discovered what is beneath the surface isn't red. >> when we drill just inches down into the ground, the ground went from red to gray. amazing. >> more is mazing is what the onboard x ray found. >> a near neutral environment and slightly salty liquid water. all needed to support live. >> in a announcement nasa scientists showed off the findings that 3.5 billion years ago mars likely had an environment sim tloor present day earth that could have supported live. >> showed not only water but fresh enough that microbes would have a easy live of living there eefdz live on mars would have been possible. scientists have their work cut out for
: huge asteroids are hurtling towards earth. it was a hot topic on capitol hill today. what nasa says we can do. if anything. what nasa says we can do. if mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! don't stress. we can figure this out. [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >> catherine: today marks ten years since the start of the war in iraq. in san francisco, veterans against the war gathered outside the federal building. they used chalk to mark the names of those who died in the conflict. they also reminded people that although the war has officially ended. the veterans who fought there - along with iraqis - are still dealing with the war's aftermath. america's third-longest war remains unpopular. check out this poll taken by c-n-n this week. only four out of ten americans now belie
is keeping an eye on the sky are to us. nasa's plan for protecting us from meteors, we are live in washington. >>> and an unforgettable game to begin the n.i.t. tournament. the reigning college champs go down. my dentist said that the acid in fruit or fruit juice softens the enamel so it can potentially erode. once that enamel is gone, it's gone. my dentist recommended pronamel. pronamel protects your teeth from the effects of acid erosion. i don't have to cut out the things that i love in my diet. from the effects of acid erosion. whatever mountain you set outhere's new grape-nuts fit. from the cereal that helped the first man conquer everest. so just imagine where it could take you. grape-nuts original, and new delicious fit. what's your mountain? >>> the storm that slammed the northeast left ice crashing to the ground from the new world trade center building in manhattan. the commuter train station below had to be shut down as chunks of ice fell from the skyscraper. luckily, no one was injured, but many commuters had to find another way home. >>> all right, and that storm still menacing pa
. nasa is talking about what we can do about it, if any. congress has ordered nasa to track objects that are big enough to wipe out a city. experts say that i object as large as a car enter our atmosphere about once per week. nasa just wants to be ready. so far, no real solution, but they are working on it. >> the time is 6:53 a.m.. here is a live look at our san francisco camera. >> it is a little wet as we clear out the rain. we will be right back. what's truly amazing about mercedes new mbrace2 system... is i can follow all my sports... catch the latest breaking news... keep in touch with friends... follow the financial headlines... find a great restaurant... and with siriusxm i can get weather forecasts... all from here. in my mercedes-benz. [ male announcer ] introducing mbrace2. the most comprehensive cloud-based telematics system on the road. it's your world, from your car. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. mcdonald's dollar menu, home of the meaty, melty mcdouble you love... ♪ ...and other amazing tastes, for just a dollar each. ♪ like the bold hot n spicy mcchicken, a
on your screen now! jenna: coming up new next hour some fear as the felt bi arrest as nasa contractor who had access to a whole lot of classified information just as he apparently was trying to head to china with a one-way ticket. we're live with the story and details about that. >>> also preparations are underway for u.s. troop withdrawals in afghanistan by the end of next year but there are still some issues yet to be resolved to say the least. what a top u.s. military leader is doing about that we'll talk with somebody who just got back from afghanistan. >>> she recently stepped down as secretary of state but hillary clinton is not staying out of the limelight. what her new video about gay marriage will tell us about her political plans for the future. jon: well, it is one thing for an airline to maybe lose your luggage. quite another to lose your best friend. this adorable dog was supposed to fly home to phoenix with his owner but a united airlines mix-up sent the pooch all the way to ireland instead. rick folbaum in the new york newsroom with that, rick? >> lots of us probably have a
movie, but it is the hot topic on capitol hill. for the and the nasa is talking about what we can do about it, if anything. >> if an asteroid of that size kids are it could cause doesthousands of casualties. >> but it is much smaller. >> much smaller, that is than the meteor hit a russian city in siberia earlier this year. heard about 1000 people, mostly from flying glass. . nasa says strikes like that happen every 100 years, the so-called doomsday asteroid. that hit earth every thousand years. nasa cannot peg exactly when that will be or where it just wants to be ready. so far, no real solution, but they're working on it. >> storm tracker 4 shows it is busy. the light rain pockets around the bay area. also heavy rain in thtoward san raphael and palo. more in the forecast we come back. -- thyou eat weiyou lose it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secr
. the problems a republican branding right now and what the party can do about it. and nasa tracking asteroids flying through space. they have a word of advice should one of them come our way. is there anything that kevin should be done? how much money should we spend on all that? all of that is starting right now on "happening now." jenna: a speak to a fox news alert. the search for a person or the people that are behind a massive computer hacking, paralyzing banks across south korea. hello, i am generally. jon: i am jon scott. it could be south korea's biggest cyberattack in two years. computer networks and talk tv broadcasters they are crashed simultaneously. screen went blank with schools popping up on the monitors of some computers. south korean officials have not yet determined who was responsible. but suspicion fell on north korea which renewed threats to go to war with the south, and molly is live in washington. have we heard anything from north korea since this shutdown? reporter: no claims of responsibility from the state-run media. but kim jong-un's government has stayed quiet when
from nasa rover suggest the red planet could have supported living microbes. finding announced by nasa researchers today. >> ancient environment. with the right elements opinion rals indicating a near neutral environment and slightly salty liquid water. all the pre-requisite to support life. >> curiosity drilled in the rock to get a powder sample then blasted it with the laser and x-rays to determine its composition. researchers from nasa aims part of the team that investigating that sample. amazing work. talk about what is going on on this planet. gorgeous weather. spencer back with the forecast. >> yes but was there weather? that's the question. we had weather her today. high pressure soared to well not summer like levels but certainly mid sprinkling levels upper 70's, 78 at clover dale ukiah 77 at clear lake 75 at santa rosa mid 70's in many location around the bay area today exploratorium had high of 65 so it was quite mild. mild again tomorrow. right now live doppler 7hd clear skies coastal fog beginning to push beyond the coast now. locally inland. that will be the patt
. >>> and a nasa contractor is arrested after trying to flee the country. >>> have you heard of the pants? the high end yoga pants that have some women bent out of shape. why they are pulling them from store shelves. why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >>> a company is rewarding its investors tonight. >> let's bring in scott budman. we photo shopping these results? >> these are the real thing. adobe investors are seeing real rewards. reporting quarterly earnings that blew past wall street estimates. people subscribing to products in the cloud. that is paying off for adobe. shares in stock jumping about 6%. >>> here are the stats, thought this was the best way to show affymax. it is a drug company whose one drug failed. 75% laid off today. the stock down to about $1 a share. it is a drug
-out war well, a top nasa official testifying the ability of the u.s. to protect asteroids and his ad vice? either pay or pray. nasa's administrator told the u.s. needs more money to develop technology to find smaller asteroids flying around in space like infrared sensing telescope. the smaller objects pose greater threats because they are harder to detect. today's hearing comes about a month after a meteor exploded over russia injuring more than a thousand people. the general who heads the air force space command said the u.s. detected that event as it happened but not as the meteor approached earth. when somebody asked about the ability of the u.s. to spot incoming missiles. the general suggested a different forum would be the appropriate place for that discussion. meanwhile, nasa scientists say another computer glitch has signed the mars recovery curiosity. it entered safe mode over the weekend after some sort of software error. they still have contact with the thing but right now it cannot zap rocks and take pictures. even roam around on 00 red planet. second reported set back this mon
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on the red planet. the "curiosity" rover has been collecting samples for months and nasa announced now that they do have evidence that there may have once been life on mars. >> well scientists studied rock samples from a 3 billion-year-old lake bed and say it was once filled with pure water. abc's brandi hitt has more. >> good morning, rob, and diana. scientists say this is huge. it didn't take "curiosity" long to find concrete evidence that life could have been supported on mars and this little rover is not done searching. only 7 months after its celebrated landing on mars, the "curiosity" rover has now answered a key question. yes, mars could have hosted life. >> this was an ancient environment with the right elements and slightly salty liquid water. all of the prerequisites to support life. >> probably if this water was around and you had been on the planet you would have been able to drink it. >> reporter: nasa made the startling discovery thanks to chemical analysis of a powder "curiosity" recovered by drilling a hole into a rock. it struck pay dirt. finding half a dozen key eleme
existed on mars. nasa made the discovery after looking through matter. the analysis found that this mixture contained clay and nearly every key chemical ingredient needed to support life. the discovery also means mars is able two preserve a record of its history. >>> a parking mess. the plan to expand a bay hot spot. we'll tell you what we're talking about just ahead. >>> plus cleaning up the bay area's biggest city. business owners decided to keep san jose beautiful. the story is today's bay area proud. >>> and black smoke. the first vote comes and goes without a pope. we're live from vatican city with the reaction. >>> and good afternoon. i'm jeff ranieri in the weather center. i know a lot of you basking in the sunshine today. still holding on to a 79 in walnut creek. we'll talking about 80s and the potential of record heat on wednesday coming up in just a few minutes. >>> take a look. just before noon our time today, we saw black smoke billowing from the chimney of the sistine chapel. >> a signal that after day one of the conclave, no pope has been selected. the doors
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planet. the rover found grey rock. now these clay minerals that formed in a watery environment. nasa concludes there's more evidence it could have foreigned life form. >>> and we cannot stop talking b at weather. >> it's going to be nice. today with had lots of mid-70s. the official national weather service highs. the hot spots were liver more valley area. we had lots of mid-70s. 75 in liver moor. 76 in concord. a beautiful day. the jet stream taking everything over the top. there's no rain. i mean up into washington, and oregon they're getting snow and rain and parts of washington. but we're not. we're getting a little bit of coastal fog. but one thing to notice, see that little notch coming but there's a fog kind of getting notched out right here and that's because the winds are starting to kick off a little bit more off shore. today with he dense fog. you saw. well, the winds are now starting to scour away. i think they'll be dense fog again tomorrow morning but i think it'll be inside the bay. and that kind of footprint of the fog is indicative of the high pressure strengthening.
of california aerospace week. nasa says to educate about impact of the aerospace contributions to the world. >> and the scientists honored on monday in sacramento. >> yes. good stuff there. >> world news is coming up next.
of these locations. a beautiful day in nasa. -- nassau. a least another day 25 degrees. we are looking at a new storm system, bringing a lot of rain and snow to almost all central and eastern parts of the united states. snow all the way up towards winnipeg. down here, towards the south, is going to be atlanta. very heavy rain. miami, raining at 26. >> top stories. the president of cyprus said he agreed to controversy ial bailot conditions. two high school students in the u.s. have been found guilty of raping a drug teenage girl at a party in ohio. they have been sentenced to at least 12 months in juvenile prison. imprisonednalist for interviewing a woman who says she was raped by security forces has been released. we are returning to our top story in cyprus, the eu bailout. the president addressed the nation a short while ago, a stark message, saying he had a choice between bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro. >> that's right. the president put all his cards on the table. to mp's otheral parties to make the right decision. when the party meets, when the parliament meets tomorrow afternoon,
with a kind of pacemaker for your brain. >>> and the new warning from nasa about something we right now can't do anything about. the asteroids they call city killers in the asteroid business. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. an explosion lit up the desert in nevada. the kind of thing we see in a war zone. it is why they train there for deployment in war zones, but this was stateside training. something went wrong at the hawthorne army depot not far from the california border. in the end, seven american families got the worst possible news. seven u.s. marines killed in a mortar accident. others were wounded. the investigation obviously under way now into what went wrong. nbc's miguel almaguer is with us from the scene tonight. miguel, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. the hawthorne army depot has been used for decades to store ammunition and train special forces. tonight the u.s. military says it's unclear what went wrong here. today, a somber salute to the seven killed and seven injured just outside the gates of nevada's hawthorne army depot. late monday night the
the domestic use of unmanned aircraft. >>> the head of nasa has advice for those worried about impact from deep space. charles boulden was on capitol hill telling senators meteors like the one seen last month in russia are not uncommon and there's nothing we can do to stop them. >> if you detected even a small one like the one that detonated in russia, headed for new york city in three weeks, what would we do? >> the answer to you is if it's coming in three weeks, pray. >>> budget cuts at the pentagon will greatly impact u.s. efforts to seize illegal drug shipments at sea. the top u.s. commander in south america tells senators the number of ships at his disposal could go from six to possibly zero. >>> the supreme court will release same day audio next week following oral arguments over two same-sex marriage cases. the justices did the same on the president's health care law. and the bush v. gore case in 2000. >>> t.j. lane who fatally had shot three students at an ohio high school last year was sentenced to three life terms tuesday. the unrepentant 18-year-old wore a t-shirt with the word "kill
. they will address growing privacy concerns of the use of unmanned aircraft. >>> the head of nasa has advice for you worried about things from space. meteors like the one last month in russia are not uncommon and there's nothing we can to to stop them. >> if you detected even a small one like the one that detonated in russia, headed for new york city in three weeks, what would we do? >> the answer to you if it's coming in three weeks, pray. >> that's hardly comfortable. the pentagon will greatly impact u.s. efforts. the supreme court will release same-day audio over two same-sex marriage cases. they downtown same thing during south carolina and the case in 2000. >>> t.j. lane, the teen who shot teens at an ohio high school was sentenced to three life times. he wore a t-shirt with the world killer on it during the hearing. >>> passengers on a diverted flight from boston to atlanta got a special delivery last night. 30 pizzas were delivered to the hungry passengers as they sat on the tarmac in knoxville, tennessee. beats peanut. >>> michael bloomberg may be on to something when it comes to the debay o
once existed on mars. nasa scientists made the discovery after analyzing the first rock samples selected by the curiosity mars rover. it is a grayish green powder drilled. this mixture contained clay and nearly every key chemical ingredient for life. the discovery means mars can preserve a record that can be discovered by curiosity. >> but when we drilled into the deposit and found nice sediments and other things mentioned in the press conference this is evidence that there are conditions beneath the surface that we drilled into that could preserve organic matter. >> and much of this stems from our own backyard. nasa invited the public to watch today's big announcement. scientists help design some of the instruments. >>> vice president joe biden and jay z may have something in common. they are among the dozens of celebrities and politicians who have been hacked. a russian website has posted personal and financial information. it contained sensitive information. it included hillary clinton and first lady michelle obama as well as celebrities like beyonce. >>> big moves for the 49
have to wonder if satan has a few up his sleeve." >> catherine: nasa now thinks that mars was once capable of supporting very simple forms of life. the discovery was made by the mars rover, which arrived on the red planet back in august. kron 4's charles clifford has more. >> reporter: for the past few months the curiosity rover has been exploring an area just north of the martian what's called the gale crater. at the moment the probe is sitting in what's believed to be an ancient stream bed. using a variety of scientific instruments, the probe has been drilling into and analyzing rocks.. looking for signs of life. what it's found in this dust is sulfur, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and carbon... the basic chemical building blocks of life as we know it. they've also found mineral clay, basically dried out mud, which indicates that at some point in the distant pst, probably millions of years ago, this area was covered in fresh water. the water was fresh, not to salty or acidic.. that means that microbial life could have survived here. there are also t
pneumonia. >> a former nasa contractor accused of spying for china is now under arrest. the virginia congressman, frank wolf, revealed the news yesterday and said that contractor, a chinese national, worked at a virginia facility on high-tech programs that could benefit china's military, and the fbi busted him over the weekend with a one-way ticket on a flight about to take off to beijing. court documents show the worker did not revole all the electronics he was taking with him, including a nasa laptop commuter and a hard drive. congressman wolf says the contractor has a history of trouble. >> we know that mr. james has in the past, has in the past, taken sense stiff information back to china and he should not have been allowed to remove from langley. >> last week the inspector general said this did not appear to be. >> shepard: a huge day for a teenager who took a bullet on the school bus. today she walked back to school for the first time. what she says about her mission next. ds... ♪ wireless is limitless. [ female announcer ] from finding the best way... ♪ to finding the best
an hour. one nasa internship pays more than $83,000 a year. that's two-thirds higher than the median household income in the country. okay, well, maybe it's nasa and offer the salary to get the best of the best; right? a 2.9 grade point average, only a b, my friends, and have to be enrolled in school on a half-time basis. the national oceanianic and atmosphere administration has an internship with a salary of $63,000. with all of these expensive internships and calligraphers, why are they close #* closing the white house to tours? they are not. as usual, obama and company blamed everybody else. they claim it was the secret service and them alone who decided to cancel the tours. the secret service has such a great history of good decision making, as we talked about in the past, and boy did that plan backfire. reason -- rather than being an example, this was an opportunity to point out all the other ways the white house is wasting money, like hiring 84 very expensive interns. unbelievable. up next, could president obama and california governor, jerry brown, change their mind on energy
. luther beingel at nasa about what is this about life on mars? but first: >> the president spent the lunch hour with republicans on capitol hill yesterday but he couldn't eat the food. the hill hosted the luncheon and featured university of maine lobster salad and wild maine blueberry pie. apparently, he has to have a taster. she pointed out the president -- she pointed out to the president, had the food been poisoned, every senator in the there would are keeled over. she said president obama looked longingly at the food. it was obvious he wanted to eat it but he didn't go near it. >> that's sad. >> the other senators there were essentially tasters. >> chowing down. >> he is a long way from the early bill clinton >> dick morris who was fired from fox news a couple of months ago is heading back to the air waves. the philadelphia daily news reporting the commentator has landed himself the afternoon talk show slot on the conservative talk station in philadelphia. he confirmed the news at cpac yesterday saying he looks forward to the opportunity to spe
. nasa plans to drill for more samples. >> what a gorgeous day. san francisco, crystal clear skies. berkeley you can see blue skies. we started the day with fog. past receive the fog is expected to return but it will not linger quite as much. temperatures in the '70s and '80s. fog is still up and down the coast. still fog to the delta. the satellite and radar still showing cloud coverage it is still to the north. as we go for the noon hour plenty of 70's for the north bay. the del taco and the south bay. and in san francisco but that is pretty much it. even 80s. check out the south bay. 80s in santa clara. 77 concord. '70s in the east bayshore. and 74 in union city the coast will be warmer. in the 60s. 68 degrees in san francisco. '70s for the north bay. a look get your extended forecast thursday, friday, not that much of a cool down but a bit even more of a cool dawn next week. >> golden gate bridge. toll plaza taillights northbound into 680 in walnut creek - near the 24 interchange. >> anti islam ads on muni...with quotes like saiying it promotes hatred. spread hateful words aro
's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >> welcome back. >> nasa now thinks that mars was once capable of supporting a very simple life forms. the discovery was made by the mars rover, which ride on the red planet back in august. kron fours charles clifford has more. >> at the moment the rover is sitting on the northern edge of the crater in what is believed to be an agent stream. there are a variety of scientific instruments on the rover they are using them to drill into martian rocks and analyze the results. what they found it so far, niger, hydrogen, fosters, and carbon the basic chemical building blocks of life as we know it. --phosphorus this indicates someone the distant past millions of years ago this area was covered in water. the water was probably fresh not too salty or acidic. that means that life could have survived here. there are traces of sulfate and sulfites a possible food source of the microbes. >> this was a cajun and by rode with the right elements. minerals indicating a near neutral environment and slightly salty liquid water. >> all of the prerequisites to support
. nasa administrator charles bolden warned of dire consequences because of the budget, but if you have a b-average in college and you're a part-time student, how much was an internship at nasa pay? want to guess, megyn kelly? >> $30,000. >> reporter: nope, $83,000 for an internship in nasa. what about the national oceanic and atmospheric agency. if you want the weather service, take a gander, throw it out there. >> megyn: 50. >> reporter: up to $62,000 for the national weather service. health and human services you know they're having public problems, you know they are, but you want to intern there. it's. >> megyn: 40. >> reporter: $61,000. and last but not least, you know the usda cutting back poultry inspectors and meat inspectors, plenty of interns. >> megyn: 60 bucks. >> reporter: no, per hour. >> megyn: 25. >> reporter: $24 per hour. >> megyn: all right. >> reporter: megyn, right. >> megyn: ding, ding, ding. >> reporter: you know what you get at fox when you intern here? you get like ten minutes in front of the teleprompter and kick you out the door with a tape. that's it.
hill. and nasa is talking about what we can do about it, if anything. .is much smaller. much smaller that is, than the meteor which hit a russian city in siberia earlier this year. it hurt about 1,000 people, mostly from flying glass. nasa says strikes like that happen every one hundred years, the so called "doomsday" asteroid strike. hits earth every thousand years. nasa can't peg exactly when that will be.or where. it just wants to be ready. so far, no real solution, but they're working on it. i'm vicki liviakis, kron 4 news. >> catherine: we are tracking the storm. looking live downtown san francisco stay with us. morning, brian! love your passat! um. listen, gary. i bought the last one. nice try. says right here you can get one for $199 a month. you can't believe the lame-stream media, gary. they're all gone. maybe i'll get one. [ male announcer ] now everyone's going to want one. you can't have the same car as me, gary! i'm gettin' one. nope! [ male announcer ] volkswagen springtoberfest is here and there's no better time to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering.
on the red planet. the curiosity rover has been collecting samples for months. today nasa announced they have evidence there may have once been life on mars. scientists studied rock samples from a three billion-year-old lake bed and say it was once full of water so pure humans could have drunk it. just the right ph they say, not too salty. the martians life in question would be microbes, not the scary green monsters we see in the movies. >>> and right back here on earth, it took home the top five at the oscars, "argo," ben affleck, the story of an undercover cia team that smuggled americans out of iran during the hostage crisis. two weeks after the oscars, iran held a private screening and today the verdict is in. they are not fans. iran now threatening to sue the film makers, ben affleck and george clooney. they say the movie was unrealistic, an unrealistic portrayal of their country, and they want an apology from the film makers and a concession of -- from them that the movie is nothing but a lie. >>> and there was a star is born moment today. call it billy and the kid. the piano man himsel
which drilled into the rock, crushed it and tested a tiny sample. nasa scientists say it contains clay minerals that formed in a watery environment favorable for microscopic organisms. >>> all right. time for a check of the weather across the nation. new york, boston and philadelphia could see a leftover shower or too. the pineapple express brings heavy rain and possible flooding to seattle and it's a dry but cool day in florida. >> temperatures really warm up in the west with phoenix close to 90 in fact, salt lake city and boise are in the 60s. the midwest is still much cooler than normal with chicago struggling to stay above freezing today. meanwhile, it'll be pretty mild here in the northeast. >>> all right. coming up, big news for boeing, its problem plague dreamliner could soon be back in the air. >> get ready for the return of the twinkie. the iconic treat coming soon to store shelves. >>> sometimes heavily armed commando dolphins on the loose? we'll explain coming up. >>> welcome back, everybody. wall street has squeaked out another record. the dow jones industrial average gaine
as that debt keeps racking on up. martha: what nasa's curiosity rover found on the red planet, the scientists say may mean that life could have exused on mars. ♪ is there live and mars. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] in blind taste tests, even ragu users chose prego. prego?! but i've been buying ragu for years. [ thinking ] i wonderhat other questionable choices i've made? [ club scene music ] [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. martha: a deadly crash involving a bus that was carrying a college lacrosse team and a porsche. the sports car spun out of control on a wet road in upstate new york, it slammed into the bus and sent it on its side. a passenger in that porsche we understand was killed. nearly three dozen lacrosse players from st. michael's college in vermont were on that bus. thankfully none them were seriously hurt. bill: it is one of the big is unknown mysteries that continues to keep all of us hanging on a ledge here. was there ever live on mars? nasa scientists report the mars rover curiosity collected an ancient rock sam he will a month ago and new anal
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